Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, Named to AOFAS Board

Boston Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society

 
ROSEMONT, Ill. (Oct. 15, 2014) – Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, of the Brigham & Women’s Foot & Ankle Center at Faulkner Hospital, Boston, has been named board member-at-large for the 2,100-member American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS). Chiodo will focus his two-year term on supporting the global research and educational efforts of the Society, whose members specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders of the foot and ankle.
 
“Our Society leads in orthopaedic foot and ankle education and research,” Chiodo said. “It will be an honor and privilege to serve.”
 
Chiodo earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, Boston, and performed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program. In addition to serving as the chief of the Foot and Ankle Division at the Brigham and Women’s and Faulkner Hospitals, he is a clinical instructor at Harvard and a two-term past president of the Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association.
 
Chiodo has been a strong supporter of the educational efforts of the AOFAS. He was the Pre-Meeting Course Chair for AOFAS Annual Meeting 2013 and has served as a faculty member for regional AOFAS courses.
 
About the AOFAS
The AOFAS 
promotes quality, ethical and cost-effective patient care through education, research and training of orthopaedic surgeons and other health care providers. The Society creates public awareness for the prevention and treatment of foot and ankle disorders, provides leadership, and serves as a resource for government and industry as well as the national and international health care communities.​
 
About Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons are medical doctors (MD and DO) who specialize in the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle. Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery to treat patients of all ages. Relying on four years of medical school training, five years of post-graduate training and often a fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle care, orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons perform reconstructive procedures, treat sports injuries, and manage and treat trauma of the foot and ankle.
 
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